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An advantage of the government’s new payments for families: Not humiliating poor people purpose

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An advantage of the government’s new payments for families: Not humiliating poor people

"The expanded child tax credit will benefit almost all families, and it will work the way benefits currently work for the wealthy," says guest columnist Wendy Bach.
Campaign for Working Families receives $1 million to help city residents file taxes purpose

Apr. 22, 2021 11:03 am

Campaign for Working Families receives $1 million to help city residents file taxes

CWF will focus its efforts in North Philadelphia and partner with three other organizations to offer financial services.
Millions of American parents will soon get a monthly allowance: 4 questions answered purpose

Mar. 12, 2021 2:00 pm

Millions of American parents will soon get a monthly allowance: 4 questions answered

Nearly 1 in 5 American children live in poverty, and several experts have suggested that the new stimulus package could reduce child poverty by 57%.
Denise Gomez DelSignore is part of a team focused on fostering economic stability in Philly purpose

Mar. 10, 2021 2:57 pm

Denise Gomez DelSignore is part of a team focused on fostering economic stability in Philly

Through the Family Stability Community Challenge, UWGPSNJ identified four high-performing nonprofit organizations — the Poverty Action Fund's first grantees — whose proposals connect individuals and families to important economic security programs.
Can EITC be a tool for poverty alleviation or wealth building in Fairhill? purpose

Jan. 11, 2021 11:09 am

Can EITC be a tool for poverty alleviation or wealth building in Fairhill?

“We need to develop systems to ensure warm and effective connectivity between the free tax prep and the comprehensive set of public benefits, subsidies, supports, and resources," says Will Gonzalez, executive director of Ceiba.
How the governor pushed this nonprofit funding program through the budget impasse funding

Jan. 4, 2016 12:27 pm

How the governor pushed this nonprofit funding program through the budget impasse

Letters of approval validating millions in funding for nonprofits across Pennsylvania were issued "at the last possible moment."
PA Neighborhood Assistance Program Spared from Budget Cuts funding

Aug. 7, 2014 1:38 pm

PA Neighborhood Assistance Program Spared from Budget Cuts

Pennsylvania’s Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP), which offers tax credits to businesses that assist nonprofits working in distressed areas, had recently gone from being on the verge of expansion to the chopping block as state representatives have debated the program’s future. The Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania announced earlier this month that the program will be spared […]
State House Rep Brian Sims Pushes Bill to Create Tax Credits for Green Development funding

Jul. 17, 2014 1:37 pm

State House Rep Brian Sims Pushes Bill to Create Tax Credits for Green Development

Sustainable building project by LPMG Companies, ReNewbold. Walk around Northern Liberties in the blocks adjacent to the Piazza or South Philadelphia in Point Breeze and a clear trend is evident: new energy-efficient homes are popping up in Philadelphia’s neighborhoods. The Nutter Administration, local sustainable businesses and community organizations across the city have celebrated and even […]
Senator Bob Casey Proposes Special Tax Credit for Promise Zones people

Jun. 24, 2014 2:42 pm

Senator Bob Casey Proposes Special Tax Credit for Promise Zones

  Local stakeholders in West Philadelphia Promise Zone gathered for announcement of new legislation to aid community. Sen. Bob Casey announced a bill last week to create special tax credits for businesses who hire from within one of the five Promise Zones designated by the Obama Administration. The Pennsylvania senator made his announcement in front […]

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